Fred Wilson is an American venture capitalist, businessman and blogger. He is also the co-founder of a New York based company called Union Square Ventures. Union Square is a venture capital firm that has made several investments in Web 2.0 companies like Tumblr, Kickstarter, Twitter, Foursquare, 10gen and Zynga. Fred Wilson’s blog has thousand of followers as does his twitter page. Besides all his talents, Fred’s quotes also seem to have created a rage amongst followers and fans.
"A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader"
Fred’s quotes are extremely humorous and yet motivating. Fred completed his graduation with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious MIT. Following his graduation, Fred went on to acquire and MBA from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Fred encourages his fans to not give up and to follow their dreams. He is amongst the most successful venture capitalists in Silicone Valley. His current net worth is estimated at US$1.7 billion.